Vacancy: Technician in Networks and Communication Engineering at De Montfort University

By 29th January 2020 February 6th, 2020 Jobs

Technician (Networks and Communication Engineering)

Reference: T-61057575-02

Location: Leicester
Faculty / Function: Faculty of Technology
Salary: Grade D – £22,417 – £26,715
Closing Date: 25 February 2020
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours per week: Full Time

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. Our Gold award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is testament to our consistently outstanding teaching and learning excellence to enable an environment where students can thrive and take this into their careers.

De Montfort University is one of over 80 higher education and research institutions across the UK in a pledge to better support their technicians. The Technician Commitment is an initiative to address the challenges affecting technical staff and to support institutions in driving forward positive changes

Faculty / Directorate

The Faculty of Computing Sciences, Engineering and Media is home to a diverse range of courses taught by experienced academics in professional facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology equipping students with the skills and specialist knowledge to solve real-world problems.


An opportunity has arisen for a talented and experienced “hands on” Networks and Communication Engineering Technician working as a member of the technical staff team in the School of Engineering and Sustainable Development.

You will assist in the provision of technical support to staff and students in their teaching and research activities. Your main duties will include providing a comprehensive and efficient technical service to support the day-to-day running of the Networks and Communication Laboratories and associated areas.

Ideal Candidate

As the Networks and Communication Engineering Technician you will be experienced in working within a communication/EMC testing facilities, Qualified or have a degree in an engineering subject. You should be able to prioritise and organise workload with minimal supervision, have a high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail. You must be well motivated, flexible and able to work without close supervision as well as within a team environment.